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Spreading hope through song

Spreading hope through song

WEDDINGTON – In a world of American Idols and YouTube celebrities, one local teenager is discarding the path to stardom in exchange for helping families facing crisis. Fifteen-year-old Max Petruzzi,… Read more »

Stallings council member resigns early, town begins search for replacement

Stallings council member resigns early, town begins search for replacement

STALLINGS – After serving three years of a four-year term on the Stallings Town Council, Councilman Fred Weber has resigned from his position to move back to New York and… Read more »

News Briefs: Dec. 18 to 23, 2014

News Briefs: Dec. 18 to 23, 2014

Fire closes down Indian Trail antique shop INDIAN TRAIL – A local business was lost in Indian Trail last week as a fire tore through the Peddler’s Marketplace on U.S… Read more »

Celebrate the season with a local church

Celebrate the season with a local church

As the holiday rush draws to a close, a handful of local churches are taking time to celebrate the season’s sacred side with special Christmas services. So whether you’re looking… Read more »

Parade returns to Union County

Parade returns to Union County

The annual Union County Christmas Parade returned to downtown Monroe on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 7. The event included vendors, dozens of floats, high school marching bands, demonstrations from… Read more »

News Briefs: Dec. 11 to 17, 2014

News Briefs: Dec. 11 to 17, 2014

Local nonprofit needs volunteers to help with free tax service INDIAN TRAIL – Local nonprofit Common Heart is looking for volunteers to help local residents prepare their income taxes for… Read more »

Two new developments raise concerns about rapid growth, overcrowding

Two new developments raise concerns about rapid growth, overcrowding

WEDDINGTON – The Weddington Town Council approved preliminary plans for two new subdivisions on Monday, Dec. 8 at its meeting. The plans will include building of more than 230 homes… Read more »

Former Indian Trail staffers come forward with allegations of mistreatment

Former Indian Trail staffers come forward with allegations of mistreatment

INDIAN TRAIL – Following a closed-session meeting that ran more than two hours on Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Indian Trail Town Council responded to the town’s now-retired tax collector’s letter… Read more »

Find your holiday fun

Find your holiday fun

December is officially here, marking the season for Christmas tree lightings, gingerbread houses, nativities, holiday performances, seasonal craft shows and the Man in the Red Suit himself. Check out Union… Read more »

Twinkle of the lights

Twinkle of the lights

INDIAN TRAIL – Indian Trail resident Brooke Kramb remembers nearly 30 years ago when a former teacher taught her the writing process, sparking her interest and fueling her inspiration by… Read more »